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Free Friday Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library 7:30 pm
Free Friday Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Reel Film Fridays is back this Friday at 7:30pm at Lawrence Memorial Library! “Mutiny on the Bounty” (1935) Our screenings of films from the 1930s thru 1970s continues with this 1935 classic starring Clark Gable and Charles Laughton. Here’s the synopsis: “Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.” Director: Frank Lloyd Cast: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin, &hellip read more
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Yin Yoga and Reiki Class 9:00 am
Yin Yoga and Reiki Class
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Winter is the perfect time for reflection and recharge. It is also a good time of year to practice slowing down and surrendering into the natural quiet of cooler, darker days. Join Jen Peterson, Reiki Master and certified yoga instructor, for a relaxing morning of Yin Yoga and Reiki—two ancient traditions that offer physical, mental and spiritual wellness by combining a slow, introspective yoga practice with energy healing. Yin yoga is a very accessible style of yoga. It nourishes your &hellip read more
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Science Pub Talk – the Function of Sleep 4:00 pm
Science Pub Talk – the Function of Sleep
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 11:59 pm
Why must we spend roughly 1/3 of our lives asleep? What is the brain doing during all of this “down” time? As part of the Friends of Castleton Library’s Annual Science Pub series, I will present a brief lecture (30-45min) on the function of sleep including the latest findings from my lab at Middlebury College. There will be ample time for discussion and drinks too! This event will take place at 4pm this Sunday (Feb. 3rd) at the Brandon Inn. &hellip read more
Super Bowl Potluck at Federated Church 5:30 pm
Super Bowl Potluck at Federated Church
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
All are welcome to join us for a Family Friendly Super Bowl Potluck at the Bristol Federated Church on the corner if North and Church Streets. Entrance on Church Street. 5:30 p.m. Potluck so bring a dish to share. Game displayed on large screen TV. Coffee, juice, hot cocoa provided. Come and bring a friend! Non-alcohol event. Friendly comraderie.
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Bristol Selectboard Agenda Feb. 4 6:00 pm
Bristol Selectboard Agenda Feb. 4
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
TOWN OF BRISTOL SELECTBOARD MEETING Monday, February 4, 2019, 6:00 PM Holley Hall I. Call to Order: 6:00 PM 1. Review agenda for addition, removal, or adjustment of any items per 1 V.S.A. §312(d)(3)(A). II. Public Forum. III. Regular Business. 1. Consider Gran Fondo request to use Route 116/17 through Bristol for June 29, 2019 bicycling event. 2. Approval of Annual Certificate of Highway Mileage without changes. 3. Consider request to refinance Red Clover Dentistry RLF loan. 4. Consider selection &hellip read more
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Information Night 6:30 pm
Information Night
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Red Cedar is a small independent school of approximately 40 students, grades K – 8 in Bristol. Our community is welcoming and inclusive. We have three multi-age groupings: primary, upper elementary and middle school. Our curriculum is meaning-based, interactive and vigorous. Our small classes emphasize inquiry, reflection, discussion, reading, writing and experiential learning. Explorations in the arts, our outdoor classroom, field and travel study, wilderness trips, guest presenters, and workshops augment classroom learning. Our bus enables field trips and outdoor &hellip read more
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Discussion of the Book March by John Lewis 5:30 pm
Discussion of the Book March by John Lewis
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us at the library for an all-ages discussion of the 2019 Vermont Reads book, March by John Lewis. This graphic memoir tells the story of John Lewis’s role in the march for civil rights in Selma. We will meet at 5:30 on February 6th at the library, 40 North St. Copies of the book, provided by the Vermont Humanities Council, are available at the library now. We will provide food. This event is free.
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Feb. 8 Workshop: Finding the Right Business Financing 9:00 am
Feb. 8 Workshop: Finding the Right Business Financing
Feb 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
On behalf of the ACEDC and ACCoC: What are the options for financing business growth? Find out on February 8 from 9am to 2pm at a workshop sponsored by the Addison County Economic Development Corporation and the Chamber of Commerce. Discover more and register here: https://addisoncountyedc.org/services/events/financabilities-finding-the-right-business-financing Fred Kenney, Executive Director Addison County Economic Development Corporation 1590 Route 7 South, Suite #8 Middlebury, VT 05753 802.388.7953 X 203 addisoncountyedc.org
Bingo at St. Ambrose Friday! 5:30 pm
Bingo at St. Ambrose Friday!
Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Please join our Youth Ministry group this Friday for BINGO! Doors open at 5:30, games start at 6pm. Open to all ages this is a family friendly event. Bingo Cards are $5 for 10, or $1 for a single card. We’ll also have a 50/50 Raffle (last month’s winner walked away with $45!), and concessions (homemade chili, hotdogs, and baked goods). St. Ambrose is wheelchair accessible by using the front entrance, we have an elevator for your ease. All proceeds &hellip read more
Free Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library 7:30 pm
Free Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library
Feb 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Reel Film Fridays is back this Friday at 7:30pm at Lawrence Memorial Library! A Shot in the Dark (1964) Our screenings of films from the 1930s thru 1970s continues with this 1964 Blake Edwards classic starring Peter Sellers. Here’s the synopsis: “In spite of opposing evidence, a bumbling inspector wants to prove that a maid is not a murderer of numerous persons turning up dead on a palatial Parisian estate.” Director: Blake Edwards Cast: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders, &hellip read more
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Valentine Cardmaking for Adults 11:00 am
Valentine Cardmaking for Adults
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us this Saturday to make cards infused with love and kindness to give to your friends, parents, neighbors, family, mailman, co-workers . . . . All materials provided. Free. For Adults. Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm, Saturday February 9th. 6 South Street • Bristol
Almost Home Market Valentine Wine Tasting 1:00 pm
Almost Home Market Valentine Wine Tasting
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Shop n sip. 6 varietals and light bites. Shop for wine, Daily Chocolates, Farmhouse Truffles and more.
Ten Below Variety Show 7:00 pm
Ten Below Variety Show
Feb 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Our annual show this year is going to be hot, hot, hot! We have poets and singers, musicians and storytellers, comedians and dancers, plus a very unique act that we just can’t tell you about ahead of time. Every act will last less than ten minutes. Family friendly and refreshments will be served. Suggested donation for this Lawrence Memorial Library fundraising event at Holley Hall is $10 per person or $25 for a family at the door. Snow date is &hellip read more
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Breakfast at Libanus Lodge This Sunday 7:30 am
Breakfast at Libanus Lodge This Sunday
Feb 10 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Sunday, we will again be serving our monthly Breakfast at the Masons’ Lodge on the corner of North & Elm Streets. Just to let you know, the profits from these monthly Breakfasts are used for charitable donations in our Five Town Community. In the past year, we have passed out $100 gift cards to needy families, donated money to the food shelf, sponsored hanging flowers on Main St. our menu this month will include scrambled eggs, corned beef hash, bacon, &hellip read more
AOST Craft/Vendor Fair 10:00 am
AOST Craft/Vendor Fair
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
There will be a craft/vendor fair at the Starksboro school February 10th from 10-2, supporting the Addison Otter Swim Team. There is no better way to shop local than from a local craft/vendor fair. Just in time for Valentines day or just to shake up the winter blues. There will be beautiful jewelry, bags, hats, mittens, Tupperware, nail products, Mary Kay, Lula Roe, baby blankets, baked goods, and MORE! Come and see what your neighbours have to share. You won’t &hellip read more
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Bristol-Legislative Breakfast Monday 7:00 am
Bristol-Legislative Breakfast Monday
Feb 11 @ 7:00 am – 11:59 pm
Monday, Feb. 11 Legislative Breakfast in Bristol. Monday, Feb. 11, 7-8:45, Bristol American Legion, Airport Rd. Talk with local legislators over breakfast. Purchase of breakfast not required to attend but helps defray the cost of opening the hall.
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Senior Lunch at Libanus Lodge 11:00 am
Senior Lunch at Libanus Lodge
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
This Thursday we will be serving our monthly lunch for Seniors at the Masons’ Lodge on the corner of North and Elm Streets at noon. If Mary Bingham gets back from visiting her daughter, we will be serving her wonderful homemade doughnuts around 11:00 AM. Our homemade soup will be butternut squash and apple soup. This will be followed by a green salad with tomatoes and cucumbers. The meal will be Turkey and Biscuits with mashed potatoes. Lisa Ward is &hellip read more
Repair Fair 4:00 pm
Repair Fair
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Repair Fair is a free, family-friendly community event organized by ACSWMD that empowers you to repair things instead of throwing them away. Our volunteer fixers will do their best to repair your broken household items such as clothing, bags, jewelry, bikes, furniture, tools, eyeglasses, small appliances, electronics, and more! Plus, there will be free refreshments, kids’ activities, and raffle prizes you don’t want to miss! WHERE: Hannaford Career Center, 51 Charles Ave, Middlebury More info here: https://bit.ly/2ApqBia. For questions, &hellip read more
Repair Fair – Get Your Stuff Fixed for Free! 4:00 pm
Repair Fair – Get Your Stuff Fixed for Free!
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Got a coat with a faulty zipper? A blender that stopped working? Glasses that are bent out of shape? Come get it fixed for FREE at the Repair Fair! WHAT: The Repair Fair is a free, family-friendly community event organized by ACSWMD that empowers you to fix things instead of throwing them away. Our volunteer fixers will do their best to repair your broken household items such as clothing, bags, jewelry, bikes, furniture, tools, eyeglasses, small appliances, electronics, and more! &hellip read more
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Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner 5:00 pm
Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner
Feb 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are hosting a Knights in Italy spaghetti dinner on the evening of February 15th A portion of this dinner’s proceeds will go toward helping fund the St. Ambrose/St. Peter’s Youth Ministry Mission Trip in June. The menu includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti with sauce, garlic bread, salad, beverages, and dessert. The cost for the meal is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, and $25 for a family. Thank you in advance for your &hellip read more
Free Kids Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library 6:30 pm
Free Kids Movie at Lawrence Memorial Library
Feb 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
***Please note our earlier start time of 6:30pm at Lawrence Memorial Library.*** Our screenings of films from the 1930s thru 1970s continues with this 1940 animated classic from Walt Disney. Pinocchio (1940) Here’s the synopsis: “Lonely toymaker Geppetto has his wishes answered when the Blue Fairy arrives to bring his wooden puppet Pinocchio to life. Before becoming a real boy, however, Pinocchio must prove he’s worthy as he sets off on an adventure with his whistling sidekick and conscience, Jiminy &hellip read more
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Benefit Indoor Yard Sale 8:30 am
Benefit Indoor Yard Sale
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
I have just reserved the American Legion in Middlebury, Feb 16th for the 2nd Annual Indoor Yard Sale to benefit the Brendon P Cousino Foundation. Last year was a huge success. Over $3000 raised. So I am starting to accept donations for gently used items. Good time to clean out a closet, or storage area now that that that Christmas tree is coming down. Looking for All kinds of household items, toys, craft, decorative, camping, small furniture (stands, chairs, small &hellip read more
Champlain College Open House: Sat. Feb. 16 9:00 am
Champlain College Open House: Sat. Feb. 16
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
I work at Champlain College and wanted to share that we’ll be hosting our Winter Open House for high school students and their families interested in learning more about Champlain on Sat. 2/16 from 9am—3:00pm. If you don’t know much about Champlain (or even if you do) I’d suggest you join us. We have been ranked a “Most Innovative School” by U.S. News & World Report four years in a row and are listed among The Princeton Review’s “Best 384 &hellip read more
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A Howling Good Time! Vacation Camp in February
A Howling Good Time! Vacation Camp in February
Feb 18 – Feb 20 all-day
Join us at Common Ground Center in Starksboro for a 4-day Outdoor Adventure Camp over the February vacation week. This year we’ll be learning about owls and will have a visit from an owl expert and live birds! We have a fun-filled week planned, packed full of games, arts & crafts, sledding and more! Busing available from Middlebury, Bristol, and some parts of Starksboro. Camp runs Monday-Thursday from 8:30am-4:30pm. Call 802-453-2592 for more information or to register. Online registration is &hellip read more
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Green Mountain Club’s James P. Taylor Outdoor Adventure 7:00 pm
Green Mountain Club’s James P. Taylor Outdoor Adventure
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Bread Loaf Section of the Green Mountain Club’s is hosting its annual James P. Taylor Outdoor Adventure Series, which is always open to the public. Come on Feb 21st and bring a friend! Presentation with photos: “From Gletscher to Gipfelkreuze: Exploring the natural and cultural landscapes of the Alps” by GMC members Jeff & Diane Munroe. Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, 2 Duane Court, Middlebury, VT Speaker & program description: Jeff and &hellip read more
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Cabin Fever Series 8:00 pm
Cabin Fever Series
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The second show of the Cabin Fever series will feature Beaton/Plasse in concert Saturday February 23rd at the Walkover Gallery and Concert room 15 Main St Bristol 8pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. For reservations call 453-3188 ex 2. Two accomplished and energetic fiddlers combine forces in this new duo, Beaton-Plasse. Andrea Beaton and Véronique Plasse fuse together traditional music from Cape Breton and Quebec, adding more contemporary and original compositions to the &hellip read more
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